Ricky Dale Wyatt, wearing a sharp suit and yellow tie, walked out of the Frank Crowley Courts Building this afternoon after 31 years in prison -- the longest stint served in Texas before having a conviction vacated, according to his lawyer. Previous record-holder Cornelius Dupree stood off to the si ... More >>
Freeing the wrongfully convicted through science was the easy part. Now what?
Photo by Leslie MinoraDale Duke, second from right, with his parents and Judge Susan Hawke.As a free man for the first time in 14 years, Dale Duke tightly embraced his tearful mother. His every move followed by a swarm of cameras, the wrongfully imprisoned man, now 60, exited the packed court ... More >>
Johnny PinchbackThis morning, Johnny Pinchback sat in the Dallas County Jail, awaiting yet another stop in court. This afternoon, he will be at a steakhouse, celebrating with his family, friends and fellow exonerees. After 27 years behind bars for an aggravated sexual assault he did not commit, ... More >>
Johnny Pinchback, who has served 27 years for a crime the Dallas County DA now says he did not commitAt around 10:30 on the night of March 22, 1984, two girls, both younger than 16, were on their way home from a store in their Dallas neighborhood when they were approached by a man wielding a gun. ... More >>